Halawet El-Riz Recipe

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The kitchen (The Home of Delicious Arabic Food Recipes) invites you to try Halawet El-Riz recipe. Enjoy the Arabic Cuisine and  learn how to make Halawet El-Riz. 

Serves: 18 persons
Difficulty: Medium
Cost: Cheap

Preparation time : 15 minutes
Cooking time : 20 minutes


400 g akawi cheese, Czech

1¼ cups egyptian rice or 250 g

3 cups water

1 cup sugar or 200 g

½ cup rose water

for the cream:

1 tin NESTLÉ® Sweetened Condensed Milk or 397 g

3 cups water

¾ cup corn flour or 100 g

2 tablespoons rose water


Slice the cheese and soak it in water at room temperature for 3 hours to remove the salt. Change the water every 10-15 minutes.

Boil the rice with the 3 cups of water until it is completely cooked. Add the sugar and rose water and blend using electrical blender.

Put the cheese in a bowl and melt it on double boil (bain-marie). Boil the rice mixture again and add the melted cheese to it while on fire, mixing constantly until well combined.

To prepare the cream, mix all the cream ingredients and bring to boil on low heat, and then simmer for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Keep aside to cool down.

Put the cheese mixture in individual cups or a large plate. Serve cold with the cream on top.

Nutritional Information

Energy : 259.00 Kcal
Protein : 7.50 g
Carbohydrate : 40.00 g
Fats : 7.60 g

happy cooking.

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